New Study Reveals The Dangers Of Energy Drinks Especially For Kids

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(PCM) A new study has been conducted by the American Heart Association that has revealed that over 40 % of phone calls made to the poison control center are related to the consumption of energy drinks by young children under the age of 6.

In a majority of the cases, the parents were unaware that their children had consumed the energy drink until they became ill. The children were suffering from both cardiac and neurological symptoms and even in some cases seizures and heart rhythm abnormalities.

The amount of pharmaceutical-grade caffeine and natural additive that is contained in many popular … read more...

Popular Candy Pulled From Shelves Over Racist Concerns

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(PCM) Swedish candy company, Haribo recently made the decision to pull a popular brand of their gummies after receiving quite a bit of social media backlash.

Many consumers claimed that the gummies were racist in nature as those included in the black licorice “Skipper Mix” were shaped to look like primitive African, Asian and Native American art.

Haribo released a statement which defended the black licorice faces and denied that there was any negative purpose behind them. The company ultimately made the decision to still keep the product, but remove the parts that customers may have found offensive.

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What McDonald’s French Fries Are Really Made Of

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(PCM) There has been much speculation over the years at to exactly what McDonald’s french fries actually consist of, many were even curious if they were even made with potatoes at all.

Now McDonald’s has finally revealed just what goes into their french fry creation process and just how they come to get that lovely, yet unnatural golden color.

The list of ingredients that is featured in the video is definitely a little unnerving, however McDonald’s stands by their claim that everything is perfectly safe for consumption.  I am not too sure what Dimethylpolysiloxane or TBHQ actually is, but apparently … read more...

Oreo Set To Release The Red Velvet Oreo Cookie

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(PCM) I think my Valentine’s Day gift got here a bit early with the news that Oreo will be introducing their new limited edition Red Velvet Oreo Cookie this February.

The release of the Red Velvet Oreo cookie will mark the first time that a completely new cookie flavor and color has been introduced since the Golden Oreo back in 2004.  Oreo claims that the new cookie will still have the classic Oreo chocolate cookie taste, but feature a cream cheese flavored filling.

Red Velvet is a flavor that only continues to grow in popularity as the years go by … read more...

Cadbury Secretly Changes Creme Egg Recipe

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(PCM) We were seriously hoping that this is not true, however it seems that the owners of Cadbury, makers of the delicious Easter candy treat Cadbury Creme Eggs, have secretly changed the recipe and consumers are furious.

According to sources at Kraft Foods, the Cadbury Creme Egg’s Dairy Milk Shell has now been replaced by one made from a standard cocoa mix chocolate.  A spokesperson for the company went on to say “It is no longer Dairy Milk. It is similar, but not exactly Dairy Milk. ”

The spokesperson went on to say that the new recipe was tested on … read more...

New Girl Scout Cookie Flavors Have Been Revealed!

Girl-Scout-Cookies2(PCM) During an announcement made on “Good Morning America” it was revealed that there will be three new cookie flavors offered by the Girl Scouts organization and two are even gluten-free!

The new flavors offered in 2015 will include “Rah-Rah Raisins” which is an oatmeal cookie, “Trios” a gluten-free peanut butter oatmeal cookie and “Toffee-tastics” a gluten-free butter cookie with toffee pieces.

According to ABC News.com, the new cookie flavors will be sold on a limited trial basis in certain test markets throughout the country.  This year will also mark the very first time in the history of the Girl … read more...

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